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Table 6 Overview of local and systemic complications depending the treatment modality

From: Early motor function after local treatment of brain metastases in the motor cortex region with stereotactic radiotherapy/radiosurgery or microsurgical resection: a retrospective study of two consecutive cohorts

  Overall MRS SRT/SRS
Local complications:    
brain abscess and meningitis 2 2
seizure 3 1 2
bleeding 1 1
wound healing complications 1 1
vigilance disturbance 1 1
vertigo 1 1
Systemic complications    
pneumonia 5 1 4
lung embolism 2 1 1
candida esophagitis, gastritis 4 4
psychosis 2 2